An hour of word compositions by composer Anthony Gnazzo on KPFA's Ode To Gravity, 1971. Born in Plainville, Connecticut, in 1936, Gnazzo has resided in Oakland, California, since 1968 and is regarded as one of the most talented but hermetic West Coast Fluxus-influenced sound and visual poets. His use of cut-up techniques, mathematical structures and typography reflect an obsessive precision, reflected as well in the quality of his purely audio works. Trained as a composer at Brandeis and an... Topic: Text-Sound Composition Source: Other Minds
A collection of collaborative sound pieces for radio by Anthony Gnazzo and Charles Amirkhanian. This program has sensitive language. We hope you are a sensitive listener. Topics: Sound Poetry, Spoken Word, Electro-Acoustic/Electronic, Anthony Gnazzo, Charles Amirkhanian Source: Other Minds
byCharles Amirkhanian, Richard Friedman & Anthony Gnazzo
This incurably bizarre program, somewhat reminiscent of John Cage's Indeterminacy, begins with "I had a hankering to shoot pins at Bartok." It features a mix of pre-recorded electronic and radio drama sound sources mixed with tape delay under readings of experimental texts by Charles Amirkhanian read by Carol Law, Anthony J. Gnazzo and Amirkhanian himself. Performed live in the KPFA studios, the writing is influenced by William Burroughs, Clark Coolidge, and Fluxus happenings artists... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Sound poetry, Anthony Gnazzo, Richard Friedman, Carol Law, Charles Amirkhanian, Fluxus,...
byRobert Moran, Anthony Gnazzo, Pauline Oliveros, Ramon Sender, Douglas Leedy, Charles Shere, Morton Subotnick
San Francisco Chamber Music Society Concert from November 15, 1976. The most unconventional composers in the Bay Area at the time, presented on a series usually host to more conventional classical music. Imagine a fish aquarium with staff lines drawn on it. Now play the fish as they move up and down the scale in the bowl. You have the concept of this infamous work that, for a short time, became the talk of the town here in San Francisco. Part I: Ramon Sender: Tropical Fish Opera (1962) Douglas... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Avantgarde, 20th Century Classical, tape collage Source: Other Minds